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, remembering two environmental champion, john muir and rachel carson. all straight ahead on a second look. good evening and a welcome, i am julie haner. tonight we remember two environmentalist, and rachel carson's book silent spring and john muir bfs book's book the yosemite and wat an watson brought us this history in 2000 of yosemite. >> molding and carving yosemite. the signature on this sculpture was written by a 60 long glacier that chisels its way leaving yosemite valley in its wake. half dome, and all this right here in this small valley is almost too much to take in. it is enormous and about the size of the state of rhode island. almost 4 million people visited last year and you might be tempted to ask are we loving yosemite to death? greedy ravages of man have been the big threat. >> what we have here in yosemite, we have the best of the best and the worst of the wours. we have the scenery and the water falls and 800 miles of hiking trails. but we have hoards and hoards of people coming. so i think john muir never advocated keeping people out. >> the limits of transportation kept peop
to rest. 15-year-old rachel and another teen was found early in the morning and each had been shot multiple times. no arrests have been made. >>> one man is dead after a shooting in front of his antioch home. coming up, remembering what happens. they are supporting his end of the year fiscal cliff. he spoke to house speaker john boehner and increasingly some republicans are willing to go along with president barack obama's plan to raise taxes on the healthiest of americans. >> i actually think it has merit where you go and give him the increase on the top 2% and all of a sudden the shift goes back to entitlementment. >> coming up, this morning, truckers who carry cargo to and from the port of oakland they say theory relieved that another strike is likely. more than 500 walked off the job last month and they have ratified a new contract. it includes 2013 cost of living raise and bonus contract. >>> and they are meeting in their search for a new police chive and police chief chris moore is retiring after less than two years on the job and they have a meeting at 6:30 at the south side
. these two little girls, they are in washington. that's 9-year-old brooklyn and 8-year-old rachel. they are about to meet santa and ask him for something very special. >> what's the most important thing? >> daddy. >> they haven't seen this dad for nine months. their dad is lieutenant jeffrey christenson. he's been in afghanistan. guess what they are going to ask santa for christmas. >> just wish real hard. >> daddy! >> i missed you two. >> and santa made their wish come true. he brought daddy home from afghanistan. >> that red dude is magical, huh? >> oh, yeah. >> i missed you. >> i missed you, too, baby. >> all you have to do is wish with all your heart. >> that's awesome. they are probably sitting there thinking, okay, santa. we've been wishing a long time. what are you going to do? poof, dad is there. >> daddy! >> they must have been good little girls all year long to get a wish granted this quickly. >> if this video doesn't get you guys in the christmas spirit, you're dead inside. first song is "christmas is." >> christmas is snoopy. ♪ charlie brown >> christmas fun from har
gifts. these two little girl, 9-year-old brooklyn and 8-year-old rachel. ey're aout to meet santa and special. >> what's the most important thing? >> they haven't seen their dad for nine months. their dad is lieutenant jeffrey kristonson who's been in afghanistan. guess what they're going to ask santa for christmas. >> daddy. >> uh-huh. >> wish real hard. oh! >> daddy! >> i missed you two. you know that i missed you? >> and santa made their wish come true. he brought daddy home from afghanistan. >> that red dude is magical. huh? >> oh, yes. >> i missed you! >> i missed you, too, baby. >> all you have to do is wish with all your heart. >> that's awesome. they probably were thinking, yeah, santa. we've been wishing a long time. what are you going to do? and then, poof, dad's there. >> daddy! >> they must have been good little girls all year long to get a wish granted this quickly. >> i love you, babies. >>> little man, best friends. ♪ ♪ >>> not long ago we had some real fun with southern women saying. >> we learned a lot. >> a lot we learned from you. definitely. >> a lot waf ve
not flinch, they did not hesitate. dawn hochsprung, mary sherlach, vicky soto, lauren russeau, rachel devino and ann marie murphy, they all responded as we all hoped we might respond in such terrifying circumstances, with courage and with love, giving their lives to protect the children in their care. we know that there were other teachers who barricaded them selves inside classrooms and kept steady through it all. and reassured their students by saying, wait for the good guys, they're coming. show me your smile. and we know that good guys came, the first responders who raced to the scene, helping those in harm's way to safety and comfort those in need, holding at bay their own shock and their own trauma because they had a job to do. and others needed them more. and then, there were the scenes of the school children, helping one another, holding each other, dutifully following instructions the way that young children sometimes do. one child even tried to encourage a grownup by saying, i know karate, so, it's okay, i'll lead the way out. as a community, you've inspired us, newtown. in the fac
, connecticut shooting one week ago. a private service is scheduled for mary sherlach. and rachel davino, there will be her funeral. there are also memorial services for grace mcdonnell, dylan and olivia engel. another shooting victim has been held for nancy han za. she was laid to -- lanza. she was laid to rest 120 miles from newtown, connecticut. approximately 25 family members attended the ceremony. >>> 7:36. in michigan, dozens of schools canceled classes today because of that threat that today would be doom's day based on the mayan calendar. there were rumors and threats of a student revolt if classes opened. administrators say they took those threats seriously, especially after what happened in connecticut last friday. they say rumors of trouble became a distraction and it was easier to close schools. students' safety caused collapses to be canceled in new milford, not far from newtown, connecticut. >>> this morning police and federal agents raided a connecticut gun store connected to the shooting at sandy hook elementary school. they raided the store after learning that store has
to arrest -- arrest. a funeral for rachel will be held at the church this morning. services for her best friend, 16-year-old bobbi sartane were held over the weekend. both were found near brookdale park early in the morning november 25th. they had been shot several times. no arrests have been made. >>> a community radio station in vallejo has been targeted by vandals again. the vallejo times herald reports it will be off the air at least for a month after someone took equipment and damaged wires at the transmission facility. it's the third time vannals have struck in recent months. the vandalism is expected to cost the radio station about $8,000. >>> 7:34. a busy, busy day -- perhaps the busiest day of the year for fed- ex. in fact, the company expects to process 200 packages every second. ktvu's brian flores is out at a facility in san francisco now. how busy is it out there, brian? >> reporter: well, dave, i mean you hit it on the head. 200 packages per second. 19million packages that will be sent from thanksgiving all the way through the las holidays. go ahead and take a look for your
donald and olivia engel. school psychologist mary sherlock and behavioral therapist rachel devino were also laid to rest yesterday. meantime we are hearing new details about the gunman adam lanza. former classmates say he wore the same clothes to school every day and rarely spoke. he once gave a school presentation through a computer instead of speaking. a former high school classmate says lanza enjoyed playing a violent video game and one of the weapons he liked to use in that game was a military style assault rifle, same type of gun investigators say he used to shoot his victims at sandy hook. >>> a bay area man is using the internet to counter the national rifle association's controversial plan to stop gun violence. the nra's leadership says it wants armed officers at every u.s. school. >> the only thing that stops a bad guy with a gun is a good guy with a gun. >> 31-year-old facebook engineer lucy icenberg has a different idea. he is behind an online commission on change.org asking the centers for disease control to research gun violence. >> there are about 30,000 people in america who die e
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